Dr. Sree Suryadevara is a board-certified general and colorectal surgeon. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the colon and rectum. These range from common complaints such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures or fistulas to more complex conditions such as colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Suryadevara completed his medical school training at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, his country of birth. He subsequently went on to complete a general surgery residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, Pennsylvania and a colorectal fellowship at the Ferguson Clinic in Grand Rapids, Michigan, one of the oldest and most reputable training programs in the country. After completing his colorectal training, he practiced in Hazard, Kentucky for three years at a large hospital system. He was the only board certified colorectal surgeon at his hospital, caring for much of the complex colorectal disease in eastern Kentucky.
Dr Suryadevara is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons as well as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr Suryadevara has authored publications within several national journals as well as book chapters and has presented his work at national meetings.
Even though colorectal surgery is a relatively small field, Dr. Suryadevara’s areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery and its applications in the management of all forms of colorectal cancer.
When he is not busy with work, Dr. Suryadevara enjoys sports, scuba diving, sports cars and spending time with his lovely wife.
Dr. Suryadevara his partners at The Colorectal Center (formerly Cumberland Surgical Associates) are active members of the Saint Thomas Midtown and Centennial hospital staff, treating patients at those locations as well as at surrounding office locations.